AJH: Week 8

This week was a big week for Xander! We made our first road trip to Pennsylvania so he could meet his Uncle Billy (my younger brother) and his Great-Grammy (my maternal grandmother). The drive to PA was so-so. I had to keep reaching around to put his paci back in his mouth and I had {Read More…}

AJH: Week 7

This week has been a really great one. Xander and I have been getting out of the house and our little man is smiling more! We might have even heard a little coo too! We haven’t been able to capture a smile on camera, but trust me, before I know he’ll be smiling ALL the {Read More…}

Xander’s Birth Story — Part 2

Sorry for the cliffhanger on part one of Xander’s birth story! The post was getting long and that seemed like the perfect place to break. Moving on… …Angel broke my water and with it she saw some light meconium (the baby’s first stool). At this point she explained that John would not be able to {Read More…}

AJH: Week 5

I feel like Xander is going to be a teenager before we know it! How is he five weeks old already!? Doing these updates really makes me able to see all the changes in his appearance from week to week and the also help me realize how much he’s growing developmentally as well. I know {Read More…}

Xander’s Birth Story — Part 1

I’m not sure why it’s taken me almost 5 weeks to complete Xander’s birth story – I’ve obviously posted other things prior to this. I suppose one reason why I’ve delayed writing his story is that it’s a short story to tell. His birth wasn’t dramatic or traumatic. It was quite simply a great experience. {Read More…}

Baby Essentials by Madeline

Hello Healthy Heddleston readers! My name is Madeline and I hang out in my little section of the blogosphere at Food, Fitness, and Family. I was thrilled when Katie asked me to write a guest post for her blog while she is cuddling her sweet baby bundle  I am super jealous of all those newborn {Read More…}

AJH: Week 4

Mommy and I were tired on Thursday, so we didn’t get around to posting anything about my fourth week. Mommy is also dating this post as if it were Thursday — just for completeness sake.